VA 'waiting lists' closed to 1,700 sick vets

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — The just-released numbers from the preliminary report by the inspector general are a damning indictment of the Phoenix VA facility. An average wait time for care more…

Pelosi drops brand-new
whopper with VA blame

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is blaming former President George W. Bush for the Veterans Administration scandal, but, according to the VA's own numbers, she more…

IRS slams door in face of conservatives

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — The IRS is responding to record criticism of a proposed rule further targeting conservatives, not by listening to the will of the people, but by going more…

Obama 2008: VA will be 'leader of health care reform'

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_878941" align="aligncenter" width="599" caption="President Obama takes 2 questions from the press on the VA scandal after making statement on Thursday"][/caption] WASHINGTON — It's one of those promises more…

Obama denies VA wait times caused deaths

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — After saying virtually nothing about the Veterans Administration scandal since it broke five weeks ago, except that he learned about it on the more…

VA scandal reaches Obama

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_856281" align="aligncenter" width="591" caption="Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki"][/caption] WASHINGTON — If the Veterans Administration scandal is a preview of government-run health insurance, then Republicans are rapidly acquiring more…

Obamacare site served just 1 person on Day 1

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — It was widely reported that the Obamacare rollout was a disaster, but it turns out, the calamity was far worse than thought. The Obama administration has more…

VA chief fears widespread cover-up of deaths

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — In his opening statement at a heated Senate hearing, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki admitted cover-ups of patient deaths may be more widespread more…

Top 10 classic bloopers by Karl Rove

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_853421" align="aligncenter" width="560" caption="Karl Rove"][/caption] WASHINGTON — Karl Rove is discovering those who live by the insult can die by the insult. The political guru is coming more…